Consul-General in Chongqing

Cecille El Beleidi

Cecille El Beleidi

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Biography

Cecille El Beleidi, British Consul-General, Chongqing in southwest China, took office in June 2016.

Cecille joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in 1983. Before, she has worked in Kuwait, Nepal, Morocco, Eygpt, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

CURRICULUM VITAE

2016 - present British Consulate-General Chongqing, Consul General
2012 - 2015 Doha, Deputy Head of Mission
2010 - 2012 FCO, Head of Consular Overseas Residents Services Unit
2009 - 2010 FCO, Regional Lead, Corporate Services Programme
2008 - 2009 UKBA HR Transition Team
2003 - 2008 Jeddah, Deputy Consul General and Head of Trade & Investment
2002 - 2003 FCO, Arabic Language Training
1999 - 2002 Riyadh, Second Secretary Political and Press & Public Affairs
1996 - 1999 FCO, Assistant Private Secretary, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
1996 - 1996 Cairo, Entry Clearance Officer
1995 - 1996 FCO, Middle East Dept
1992 - 1995 Casablanca, Senior Management Officer/Vice Consul/Entry Clearance Officer
1989 - 1992 Kathmandu, Accountant and Assistant Management Officer
1986 - 1989 FCO, Nationality & Treaty Dept
1985 - 1986 Kuwait, Archivist
1983 - 1985 FCO, South America Dept
1983 Joined FCO

Consul-General in Chongqing

The Consul General is the senior UK official in a Consulate General, which is a subordinate office to the Embassy or High Commission, usually located in another major city. The Consul General represents the UK government and is typically responsible for consular, visa and trade activities in their city or region.